Monday, December 8, 2008

A mom of independent means...and many pumpkin rolls

Could you all bear with me? I am learning a new skill: How to make a link with just one word.

Now, yes, I could have read the blogger help directions weeks ago, but then you wouldn't have gotten the privilage to listen to me whine in every other blog post.... "I can't wait until my kids are home from school at Christmas break so they can show me how to make a link with just one word."
Nor, would you have gotten the frustration of wondering why in the world doesn't this woman just make a link...why is she writing all that crap out?!
I thought I needed help from my kids, that's why!
But now...I have become an independent mom. I don't need any help from those stinking kids! I'm a big girl now.

When did I become so "needy" of my children?
OMG!! I just realized I've become my mother. (that's not a bad thing entirely. LOL ).

But with technology, it has always been much easier to say to my young adult children, "can you download these songs into my Zune for me?" "can you fix the background of my MySpace Page?" (don't laugh, I have one. I'm never on there, but I have one. And YOU TOO could be my friend.... )

The trouble is, they all live far away from me, so we have to do this long distance. Which means, I've had to giv them "passwords". They know all my passwords. To everything.
I just went to my Netflix account and all my movies have been changed... Mark is coming home from Connecticut. He likes Adam Sandler movies. I was hoping for a good family viewing night of "Holiday Inn".
They hack in here, they hack in there...... nothing is sacred.

But I digress.
I'm getting impatient. I want things done with my blog when I want them done. Grad School finals at Yale? pfft! Your mother needs help with her blog!!
Wife's family needs help moving? pfft!! Your mother needs help with her blog!

So I guess it is time for me to leave the nest....cut those technology apron strings.....fly away....

okay....let's see if I can make this a link. To my bookblog. Being the sophisticated bloggers that you are, I don't have to tell you to cick on the "this" above to see if it works, right?

I will leave you with a picture of what I did this weekend. I stayed up way too late on Friday night, making 5 pumpkin rolls (The Big Red Kitchen made 24 at once, whew!!) and some sweet chex mix for the church bazaar on Saturday.

I will have food posts tomorrow. I have 3 posts I need to put up. But for now...cross your fingers that I have learned this new skill and you are now looking at my book blog.
Or.... and.... you could click on this link and go to the pumpkin roll recipe post. Hmmmm.....let's try that one.

3 comments:

nikkicrumpet said...

I was laughing through that whole post...because you wrote it beautifully witty...and because I am so with you! My daughter lives 2700 miles away and I still have her program my phone! She swears I only fly in to see her just so she can fix my phone and help me with all my electronic gadgets..it's not true...well sorta true. but old moms can't learn this stuff! Great job on the link!!!

HoneyB said...

lol. I keep saying that I need to have my son revamp my laptop (he was a computer science major) because I don't have the knowledge anymore. I think I'm just being lazy but I won't admit that to him. ha. BTW, he lives just 2 miles away from me. I just don't have it in me to give my laptop up though.

The Blonde Duck said...

Don't be sad. I had to get a detailed e-mail from a fellow blogger who got so annoyed with my goofed up links she finally helped me!

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